What Is ASDA

The American Student Dental Association is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students.

ASDA’s Mission

To introduce students to lifelong involvement in organized dentistry and provide services, information, education, representation and advocacy.

Who We Represent

ASDA is the largest national organization solely dedicated to dental student concerns.
89% of dental students belong to ASDA.


ASDA collaborates with:
American Dental Association (ADA)
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
State dental societies and associations
Specialty societies and associations
Student dental groups

Current Issues

National Board Dental Examinations
Mid-Level Providers
Ethics in Dental School